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Biography

Rt Hon Ann Clwyd

Constituency
Cynon Valley

Introduction

Rt Hon Ann Clwyd was born Ann Clwyd on 21 March 1937 in Denbighshire, Wales and is the Labour MP for Cynon Valley.

Rt Hon Ann Clwyd ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

She was Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1994 to 1995), Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1993 to 1994), Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (1992 to 1993), Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (1992 to 1992), Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (1989 to 1992), Shadow Minister (Education) (1987 to 1988) in opposition.

She was Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party, Special Envoy to PM on Human Rights in Iraq, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee.

Interests

Ann Clwyd has the following specific interests :
Politics - Human rights, international development, animal welfare, foreign policy
Countries - Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Russia, East Timor, Turkey, Vietnam